There are 5 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port by train, bus, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  4. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Calais Ville Tgv

$75 - $120

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Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Calais Ouibus

$29 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$47 - $62

Bus, bus and ferry  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Lille 782 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Calais

$45 - $77

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port 131.2 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port is to bus which costs 24€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels Airport and arriving at Calais via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Calais Ville via Brussels - Midi, Lille Europe and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Calais Ferry Port is 184 km. The road distance is 210 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port without a car is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs 60€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port.
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  • Distance: 115.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Calais Ferry Port, France?

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels - Midi, Gare de Lille Europe, Lille Europe, and Calais-Fréthun in around 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais Ferry Port via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, and Lille in around 5 h 38 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $22
1st Class
$27 - $30
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $23
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$10 - $17
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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